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New Comedic Documentary Explores Muslims in the U.S.
Originally Posted: 09/13/2013 - 1:36pm | Type: Blog

Muslim stand-up comedy is nothing new. But what makes “The Muslims Are Coming” different is that it portrays what happens when a troupe of comedians performs before red state Americans in such places as Tennes ...

Gun Reform Vote Demonstrates Power of Persistence
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 3:07pm | Type: Press

April 11, 2013 Sojo in the News MSNBC ...

Book Reviews: Four for the Summer
Originally Posted: 07/10/2012 - 12:38pm | Type: Blog

LaVonne Neff reviews The Red House by Mark Haddon, Drift by Rachel Maddow, The Beginner's Goodbye by Anne Tyler, and Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son's First Son by Anne Lamott with Sam La ...

10 Reasons Why I Don’t Know What Century I’m In
Originally Posted: 06/07/2012 - 10:25am | Type: Blog

Running through my handy list o’ headlines, it’s a little bit difficult to tell what era we're in. I give you the 10 reasons I don’t believe that it’s really 2012 No, I didn ...

In the Stacks, April 18, 2012
Originally Posted: 04/18/2012 - 1:59pm | Type: Blog

Here are my picks in this week’s books of interest. Among my must reads are the Sunday New York Times Book Review and other book reviews I come across in various media outlets ...

What Rand Paul and I Have in Common
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

I'm not a college student anymore, but Dr. Rand Paul just gave me some homework.</p> I'm not a college student anymore, but Dr. Rand Paul just gave me some homewor ...

Obama's Attempt at a Bipartisan Health-Care Summit
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/Protests-and-Rallies/Health-Care/10104725_XrdU4#694000869_TQx7a"></a>President Obama has scheduled a bipartisan meeting on health-care r ...

Who Lit The Fire Under the Right-Wing 'Populists' Against Health-Care Reform?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://rosemarieberger.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/obamacare.jpg"></a>By now, we've all seen the angry "regular Americans" who are rising up to resist ...

Abortion: Conversations, Not Killings
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Yesterday on <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/frank-schaeffer/how-i-and-other-pro-life_b_209747.html"><em>The Huffington Post</em>, former religious-right leader Frank Schaeff ...